Limerick City Council

Water Safety

Sign designed by Paul for Valerie Stundon on Friday, 11th June, 2010
Function of Limerick City Council

Limerick City Council is responsible for the promotion of water safety and the prevention of the loss of life by drowning within the City Boundary.  This service is managed by Valerie Stundon, Water Safety Development Officer.  The City Council works closely with Irish Water Safety, Limerick City Water Safety Area Committee, Limerick City Fire and Rescue Service and Limerick Marine Search and Rescue in relation to water safety. 

 

Lifebuoy Box 

Lifebuoys

Information regarding missing, damaged or defective lifebuoys, can be reported to the Water Safety Development Officer at the contact details listed below.  .  Each lifebuoy box has an "L" reference followed by a number.  If you see that a box is missing a lifebuoy, please make a note of the "L" reference and the number and report it to your local water safety officer or alternatively please log on to www.ringbuoys.ie  

 

Contact Details

Valerie Stundon

Water Safety Development Officer,

City Hall

Merchants Quay,

Limerick.

Tel: 061-407100

Mailto: wsdo@limerickcity.ie

Please see our Useful Links for more information on water safety and maritime matters.

Irish Water Safety www.iws.ie

Irish Sailing Association www.sailing.ie

Irish Surfing Association www.isasurf.ie

Shannon Foynes Port Company www.sfpc.ie

Irish Coast Guard www.transport.ie/marine/IRCG/index.asp?lang=ENG&loc=2029

Log onto www.met.ie before you go away for the day to check the weather

Log onto www.irishskipper.net for information on the premier journal of the Irish fishing and processing sectors, giving excellent coverage to news, events, technical developments and current affairs within the marine sector.

LIMERICK WATER SAFETY AREA COMMITTEE

   APPLICATION FORMS MS Word - 55 Kb | PDF - 71 Kb)
    CLICK ON THE LINKS FOR APPLICATION FORM FOR LIFESAVING CLASSES AND EMAIL YOUR APPLICATION FORM TO limerickcityws@gmail.com

LIFESAVING CLASSES
Contact limerickcityws@gmail.com and 087 1507610 text only.

PLG/SWIM TEACHER COURSES

Pool Lifeguard and Swim Teacher courses are run Ciara O Sullivan Aquatics Co-ordinator University Arena
Tel: 061-213519 Arena Reception: 061-213555

Email:aquatics@ul.ie or ciara.osullivan@ul.ie

SWIMMING LESSONS

There are some very limited places remaining for children & adults swim lessons, for august. To book please contact reception on 061213555

If you are on a waiting list please note: the September-October swim lessons are booked out for children. Children in Sept-Oct will get first preference for new courses, once booking is made from 17-21 Oct.

Please note if you specified a time in your waiting list form that is not available you will not be contacted until a place comes up at that time.

To include your name on the waiting list for the next course in November, please email Ciara or call reception on 061213555

KIDS SECTION - Education for Kids

Click on our link for Water Safety Programmes for Kids

GENERAL INFORMATION

   Analysis of Drownings 2009 (PDF - 1,294 Kb)
    Drownings 2009

   Guidelines For Accident Prevention MS Word - 2,015 Kb | PDF - 3,328 Kb)
    On the beach, at the pool etc.

   14 Steps to Safe Boating (EPS - 877 Kb)
   

   Outboard Engine Checklist (PDF - 93 Kb)
   

   Lifejacket Maintenance (PDF - 122 Kb)
    How to maintain your Lifejacket

   Personal Watercraft Safety Guidelines (MS Word - 318 Kb)
   

   Personal Watercraft Checklist (MS Word - 56 Kb)
   

   14 Steps to safe swimming (MS Word - 71 Kb)
    Learn how to stay safe when swimming

   Stay Safe on the Surf (PDF - 4,126 Kb)
    Stay safe while surfing Irelands coastline

Last update:31/01/2013

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